If you would like to provide feedback about our program, please use our contact form or one of the methods listed under “Quality Assurance” below.

Client Rights

Respect and Safety

Clients have the right to:

  • Be treated with dignity and respect and to be protected from embarrassment or invasion of privacy.
  • Information regarding the scope and availability of services. This includes information on services, hours of access, provisions for after hour resources, and emergency services. 
  • Expect that their personal convictions and cultural beliefs will be honored and taken into consideration as they are seeking/utilizing services. The MSU SAP does not discriminate in regards to race, gender, age, disability, socio-economic class, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, or marital status.
  • Expect that the personal convictions and cultural beliefs of their counselor will not adversely affect the provision of SAP services.
  • Services provided in a clean, safe, affirming environment free from any type of abuse.

High Quality Counseling Services

Clients have the right to:

  • Expect care from properly trained and licensed mental health professionals.
  • Ask questions about their counselor’s qualifications, training, and experience.
  • Participate appropriately in decisions regarding counseling and to receive counseling services that are suited to their specific presenting problems.
  • Ask questions and refuse any specific treatment methods.
  • Request a transfer from one counselor to another counselor within the program.
  • Discontinue services at any time, for any reason, with no consequences in regards to their future use of MSU SAP services.

Confidentiality and Privacy

Clients have the right to:

  • Information pertaining to a client will be held in strict confidence.  No identifying information will be shared without the client’s informed consent.    
  • Refuse or prevent any third party disclosure of verbal or written information related to their case, except when disclosure by a counselor is required by law or when life is in danger.

Quality Assurance

Clients are encouraged to express their compliments or make a complaint about the MSU Sexual Assault Program in one or more of the following ways:

  1. Notifying any MSU Sexual Assault Program staff member of their compliment or concern either verbally or in written format.          
    • SAP Office Address: MSU SAP, 556 East Circle Drive, Room 207, East Lansing, MI 48824   
    • SAP staff emails :
  1. Contact the SAP Director, Tana Fedewa ( ) with feedback or a complaint. If you are unhappy with the response from Tana Fedewa you can contact the Director of Student Health and Wellness, Dr. David Weismantel at: (
  2. Complete a quarterly feedback survey.